Stephen Belyeu is an Austin-based filmmaker, storyteller and podcaster. He received his Bachelors in Film & Media Studies from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in 2005. Stephen has taught filmmaking and storytelling in Austin through organizations such as Totally Cool Totally Art, Austin School of Film, and the Austin Film Society. His debut feature film DIG won the Narrative Feature Audience Award at the 2010 Austin Film Festival. Stephen has also served as Film Competition Programmer and Young Filmmakers Program Director for the Austin Film Festival.In 2017, Stephen launched his independently produced series, The Night Owl Podcast, which was recently named BEST LOCAL PODCAST in the 2019’s Austin Chronicle’s readers’ poll. In addition to his work in film and podcasts, Stephen continues his work in arts education through the non-profit, arts-based youth development organization Creative Action.